Author Archives: Free Quilt Patterns


Get Started Quilting!

Pin It

You’ve admired gorgeous quilts for awhile now, and you’re afraid you may have been bitten by the quilting bug!  If you dream of quilting, why not make the jump and become a quilter?  Quilting is a great hobby and pastime, … Continue reading

Leave a comment




How to Square Up a Quilt Block

Pin It

When creating a quilt from blocks, it is not unusual to end up with blocks different in size from what the pattern calls for.  Whether the blocks are too small, too large, or simply a bit crooked, it is important … Continue reading

Leave a comment




How to do Binding When Quilting

Pin It

You’ve finished your quilt, and now it is time to add the final touch. A quilt is not truly a quilt until it is bound. Binding frames the beautiful work you’ve created and holds the quilt together, giving a beautifully … Continue reading

Leave a comment




How to Miter a Quilt’s Corner

Pin It

When creating a quilt, a border is used to hide the unsightly raw edges while adding a decorative finish. The finishing touch, borders are important in achieving the overall desired look of a quilt. Borders come in different styles, including … Continue reading

Leave a comment




What’s Old is New–Why Grandma’s Quilting Patterns Are Hip Again

Pin It

There is a definite trend moving toward vintage reproductions in the fashion and home design industries. As people are searching to connect with their roots, this movement toward the old is reflected in the popular choices of styles, fabrics, and design … Continue reading

Leave a comment




Fall-Inspired Quilting Projects for the Busy Quilter

Pin It

Nothing says fall like a quiet evening at home in front of the fireplace with a peaceful quilting project. However, with the hustle and bustle of back-to-school and other activities, most of us just don’t have the time to dedicate … Continue reading

Leave a comment




Quilting Patterns for Fall Service Projects

Pin It

Fall is the perfect time to start up a crafty service project. Whether you are a new student looking to fulfill your service hours for a school club or an active community member seeking to help out a neighbor in … Continue reading

Leave a comment




Machine Quilting Versus Hand Quilting: Which is Better?

Pin It

If you love to quilt, the decision to machine quilt or hand quilt is a personal choice. Hand qulting is the process of sewing together the elements of the quilt (the blocks, seams, and binding) by hand using a quilting … Continue reading

Leave a comment




Fall into Back to School with Quilting Appliqués

Pin It

  Back-to-school season is wonderful, chock-full of new experiences and opportunities. This is a time of freshly-sharpened pencils, squeaky new shoes, and carefully-selected clothing that displays personal style. There is no better way for your loved one to show off … Continue reading

Leave a comment




Easy Baby Wall Hanging Quilt Patterns for Upcoming Baby Showers

Pin It

Every new mom wishes for a baby quilt to wrap up her little bundle of joy. If you’re invited to a baby shower, a homemade baby quilt makes a wonderfully personal gift. But what if you don’t have much time? … Continue reading

Leave a comment